PHOTO XINHUA, AFP BEIJING Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Slovenian counterpart Borut Pahor exchanged congratulatory messages on the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries.
Since the establishment of bilateral diplomatic ties 30 years ago, both China and Slovenia have achieved positive results in mutually beneficial cooperation and have witnessed increasing cultural and people-to-people exchanges, which brings tangible benefits to the people of the two countries, according to Xi.
He said that the people of the two countries supported each other in the face of COVID 19 and showed the deep friendship between China and Slovenia.
Xi stressed that he attaches great importance to the development of China-Slovenia relations, and that he is ready to work with Pahor to take the 30th anniversary of diplomatic relations as a new starting point, strengthen the alignment of development strategies of the two sides, and deepen practical cooperation, so as to inject new impetus into bilateral relations for the benefits of the two countries and their people, and that he is ready to work with Pahor to take the historic opportunity of building the Belt and Road
In his message, Pahor congratulates China on its leapfrog development in various fields, saying that bilateral relations between Slovenia and China have a long history and have seen rapid development since diplomatic ties were established 30 years ago.
He said that economic and trade cooperation has been fruitful and that the fields of cooperation are growing, among which ice and snow sports have become a new highlight of cooperation.
Slovenia is committed to delivering the fruits of cooperation to both sides and the international community, as a member of the European Union.